January 19, 2022, Meeting Update Notification: The January 19, 2022, Connecticut State Board of Education meeting will be held at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, at 9:30 a.m. The wearing of masks is required of all persons entering 450 Columbus Boulevard, as well as during the meeting.

Resources for Families

Professional Support Webinar Series for Families

Adult Education 


English Learners


Health and Safety

Learning Resources


Self-care and Mental Health

Social and Emotional Support

Connecticut Resources - Behavioral Health Crisis Resources

Coronavirus National Resources - Supporting Emotional Well-Being

Behavioral Health Crisis Reources

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America: General tips for communicating
    with an anxious/child or teen about coronavirus.
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to
    66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Offers 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis
    counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to
    natural or human-caused disasters.
  • Shine: Help you take care of your mental health and anxiety, including meditation
    and other coping strategies.

Family Activities Resources

  • Brain Pop: It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts
    can help ease your mind for children.
  • Common Sense Media: Device-Free Dinner Guidelines (Sesame Street cast).
  • Greater Good in Education: Free SEL Activities and Practices families can do from

Special Education

Additional Resources